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January 18, 2019Kami Blake

When dealing with supply chain material compliance (SCMC), choosing the best of bad options is a default position that companies often attempt to avoid. Wide-ranging regulations touched by SCMC cover product safety, social responsibility, global chemical and materials regulations, and downstream customer expectations imposed upon manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters...

January 9, 2019Xiaolu Wang

On 21 December 2018 Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) announced in a news release that the amendments to the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act have been passed in the Legislative Yuan and will become effective once signed by the president. The amendments introduce the definition of “Chemical Substances of Concern”...

November 5, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

New Zealand's Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has announced a new "priority chemicals list" of 40 chemicals that require re-evaluation. This action is part of the agency's ongoing chemical management program which aims to ensure the better protection of New Zealand's human health and the environment. Under the Hazardous Substances and...

December 5, 2017Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan’s Executive Yuan published a news article on its website on 9 November 2017 indicating that it had passed the Proposed Amendments to the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act on the same day.

December 12, 2013James Lee

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on 26 November 2013 published the 2014 regulatory agenda of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which lists EPA’s rulemaking priorities for the upcoming months.